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Walesby Forest

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Cub Camp weekend

We recently went to Walesby Activity Centre for our weekend Scout/Cub/Beaver group camp. The... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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Great Staff

All the staff I met during a recent stay for WI Tea and Tents were an asset to the... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
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Walesby Forest is a large International Outdoor Educational Activity Centre, which offers ideal accommodation for groups in a variety of buildings or camping in its extensive forest woodlands and two hundred and fifty acres of natural forest. We are...more
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Brake Road | Walesby, Newark-on-Trent NG22 9NG, England
+44 1623 860202
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We recently went to Walesby Activity Centre for our weekend Scout/Cub/Beaver group camp. The activities provided at the centre are great with skilled, friendly staff. The bunkhouse the Beavers stayed in was very good, clean, warm and reasonably well equipped. The Cubs and Scouts camped...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Great improvements to site since 2016. New shower/toilet block fab, couple more hooks would be useful in all shower cubicals. Helpful staff.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

What an amazing facility!! I can not recommend it highly enough. It is Lovely. The staff are simply phenomenal! My only advise is go...

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 1Nick_B36
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The children enjoyed all the activities, and the staff where very helpful. The site is lovey, but the toilet blocks on campsite let is place down.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Stefant1980
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Accommodation poor and over priced. Drains over flowing. Toilets old and lights don't work. Food horrid at breakfast the toast was burned and food very poor quality and our children would not eat it. Clearly using cheapest food and served on paper plates. Teenage staff...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank D B
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The grounds are lovely but staff are grumpy and unhelpful. The toilets were clean but very old. The showers only had curtains and adults had to shower in the same room as the children which is a safeguarding problem for our group. We had to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Notts S
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

All the staff I met during a recent stay for WI Tea and Tents were an asset to the company. Helpful and friendly and excellent on activities - especially the two ladies who were running the Zipwire on Sun 24 July. Large range of activities...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

Parking staff were very informative and helpful. The place is massive and it was open this particular weekend just for cubs including leaders 1500 people. Even though the toilets where cleaned 3/5 times a day, each time I went the floors were grotty with mud...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank julesgriffiths
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Spent a week here and the Scouts loved it, especially the shop! Staff around the site were very friendly and helpful. Had a couple of minor issues to sort out, but they were sorted quickly. The activities were awesome! Just make sure you take plenty...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Just had our 'yearly' camp to Walesby with our Guide group. As usual, activities are great, Disco and campfire were great fun, the rangers are fantastic with the girls and really know how to interact but the toilets/showers let the place down. The toilets up...More

Date of experience: July 2015
7  Thank emlutoms_mum
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